There is a lot of confusion about how Brexit will impact many parts of UK life. For us, one of the key questions is how will Brexit impact the refugee crisis? We look at different angles to this complex issue.
The SCORE project was focused on providing access and support to learning digital skills for forced migrant, allowing them to successfully navigate the digital world during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the project up to 200 learners were given the opportunity to receive a free Lenovo tablet, enabling them to have access to an enhanced digital platform where they can complete a variety of courses with guidance from our learning coaches.
The innovative scheme has worked directly with refugees and established businesses to deliver the tailored support they need to build successful businesses. It has also helped to stimulate new entrepreneurs to accelerate their business start-up plans, with continuous assistance helping them maintain the new direction for their businesses.
Our #rethinkingrefugee campaign has been running since 2015, born as a reaction to the negative portrayal of refugees in the media. It aims to change perceptions of refugees and show they are assets to local communities and employers.